Engineering

Wireless sensors stick to skin and track health

We tend to take our skin's protective function for granted, ignoring its other roles in signaling subtleties like a fluttering heart or a flush of embarrassment.

Energy & Green Tech

Photovoltaic power from textiles

Imagine a truck tarp that can harvest the energy of sunlight! With the help of new textile-based solar cells developed by Fraunhofer researchers, semitrailers could soon be producing the electricity needed to power cooling ...

Engineering

Redefining wearable technology

Our bodies are storytellers. Every heartbeat, joint creak and electric signal of a neuron tells a story of what is going right—and wrong—within the vast, complex system that gives us life.

Hi Tech & Innovation

The next wearable technology could be your skin

Technology can be awkward. Our pockets are weighed down with ever-larger smartphones that are a pain to pull out when we're in a rush. And attempts to make our devices more easily accessible with smart watches have so far ...

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